Tag Archives: China

Nantong, Eastern China,

The sinkhole appeared on Jianghuai Road in the city of Nantong in eastern China It first engulfed a minivan before later swallowing a tree Online commentators speculated that an underwater pipe might have been leaking, causing the earth around it … Continue reading

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Shenzen, China. March 27th, 2013.

Amazing video footage A 25 year old man was killed by a sinkhole! CCTV cameras caught the whole thing!!!   A massive sinkhole opened up Wednesday in the southern city of Shenzhen, wreaking havoc at a residential compound and killing … Continue reading

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Guangzou, China. January 29th, 2013.

A large piece of land collapsed near a subway construction site on Guangzhou’s Kangwang Road, dragging surrounding buildings underground. The collapsed site is 300 sq metres wide and nine metres deep, and still expanding. Five shops fell into the hole, and one building … Continue reading

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Harbin, China. 20th August, 2012.

A sinkhole swarm is happening right now in China. China’s northeastern city of Harbin has suffered a sudden appearance of sinkholes this month, triggering a feverish discussion on Chinese social media sites about their cause and what they mean. Around … Continue reading

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Harbin in Heilongjiang province, China. 16th August 2012

Two people were killed and a baby girl was rescued from a gaping sinkhole on Tuesday after an urban road suddenly collapsed in China’s northeast. According to the Chinese news agency Xinhua News, a section of a road in the city of … Continue reading

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Xian City,China. 23rd of April, 2012.

A teenage girl has been rescued by a taxi driver after falling into a deep sinkhole that opened up on a pavement near a school, Chinese state media has reported. China Central Television aired footage on Wednesday from a surveillance … Continue reading

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Changchun, Jilin Province, China. May 29th, 2011.

Although technically a bridge failure, I think it’s worthy of note. The media in China is describing it as a sinkhole. Thanks again, for an excellent Chinese sinkhole v vehicle item… The bridge collapsed in the early hours of Sunday … Continue reading

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